2011 National Leaders Tackles - Games vs. Ranked Teams Only (AP Poll) through 01/09/2012

Name Team Yr Pos G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
1 Alex Elkins Okla St JR LB 4 38 5 43 10.75
2 Curnelius Arnick Tulsa SR LB 4 35 20 55 13.75
3 Lavonte David Nebraska SR LB 4 34 14 48 12.00
4 Tyrann Mathieu LSU SO DB 6 32 7 39 6.50
5 Daren Bates Auburn JR LB 6 30 23 53 8.83
5 Jake Knott Iowa State JR LB 4 30 15 45 11.25
5 Daytawion Lowe Okla St SO DB 4 30 9 39 9.75
8 John Boyett Oregon JR DB 4 29 21 50 12.50
9 Rashard Hall Clemson SR DB 5 27 13 40 8.00
10 Luke Kuechly BC JR LB 3 26 29 55 18.33
10 Eric Reid LSU SO DB 5 26 9 35 7.00
10 Cody Davis Texas Tech JR DB 4 26 7 33 8.25
10 Brodrick Brown Okla St JR DB 4 26 4 30 7.50
14 Danny Trevathan Kentucky SR LB 3 25 18 43 14.33
14 Jonathan Bostic Florida JR LB 5 25 17 42 8.40
14 Bradley McDougald Kansas JR DB 4 25 8 33 8.25
14 Mike Hicks Baylor JR DB 4 25 7 32 8.00
18 Cort Dennison Washington SR LB 5 24 34 58 11.60
18 Sean Parker Washington SO DB 5 24 25 49 9.80
18 Kim Royston Minnesota SR DB 5 24 17 41 8.20
18 Shawn Jackson Tulsa SO LB 4 24 16 40 10.00
18 Trenton Robinson Mich St SR DB 5 24 16 40 8.00
18 Gary Gray Notre Dame SR DB 5 24 11 35 7.00
18 Drew Astorino Penn State SR DB 4 24 9 33 8.25
18 Brock Vereen Minnesota SO DB 5 24 9 33 6.60
18 Zaviar Gooden Missouri JR LB 4 24 5 29 7.25
18 Daniel Cobb Texas Tech SO LB 4 24 5 29 7.25
28 Neiko Thorpe Auburn SR DB 6 23 35 58 9.67
28 Matt Elam Florida SO DB 5 23 15 38 7.60
28 Jelani Jenkins Florida SO LB 5 23 14 37 7.40
28 Sam Holl Baylor SO DB 4 23 9 32 8.00
28 Kyle Henderson Minnesota JR DB 5 23 7 30 6.00
28 Brian Randolph Tennessee FR DB 6 23 7 30 5.00
28 Jacques Washington Iowa State SO DB 4 23 6 29 7.25
28 Marquis Flowers Arizona SO DB 3 23 4 27 9.00
28 Ter'Ran Benton Iowa State SR DB 4 23 4 27 6.75
28 Chance Casey Baylor JR DB 3 23 3 26 8.67
38 Manti Te'o Notre Dame JR LB 5 22 30 52 10.40
38 Michael Clay Oregon JR LB 4 22 23 45 11.25
38 Austin Johnson Tennessee SR LB 6 22 19 41 6.83
38 Matt Daniels Duke SR DB 3 22 18 40 13.33
38 Trent Hunter Texas A&M SR DB 5 22 17 39 7.80
38 Jonathan Stewart Texas A&M JR LB 5 22 16 38 7.60
38 Demetruce McNeal Auburn SO DB 6 22 16 38 6.33
38 Chase Garnham Vanderbilt SO LB 4 22 14 36 9.00
38 Audie Cole NC State SR LB 3 22 10 32 10.67
38 Andrew Wilson Missouri SO LB 4 22 10 32 8.00
38 Derek Earls Arizona SR LB 4 22 6 28 7.00
38 Tashaun Gipson Wyoming SR DB 3 22 5 27 9.00
38 Leonard Johnson Iowa State SR DB 4 22 5 27 6.75
38 Travis Lewis Oklahoma SR LB 4 22 5 27 6.75
38 Tony Jefferson Oklahoma SO DB 4 22 5 27 6.75
38 Trevin Wade Arizona SR DB 4 22 4 26 6.50
38 Bashaud Breeland Clemson FR DB 5 22 4 26 5.20
55 Charles Mitchell Miss St SR DB 5 21 26 47 9.40
55 Harrison Smith Notre Dame SR DB 5 21 16 37 7.40
55 Gerald Hodges Penn State JR LB 4 21 15 36 9.00
55 A.J. Klein Iowa State JR LB 4 21 13 34 8.50
55 Damontre Moore Texas A&M SO LB 5 21 12 33 6.60
55 Paul Vassallo Arizona SR LB 4 21 11 32 8.00
55 D.J. Johnson Texas Tech JR DB 4 21 7 28 7.00
55 Terrance Bullitt Texas Tech SO DB 4 21 6 27 6.75
55 Josh Evans Florida JR DB 5 21 3 24 4.80
55 Prentiss Waggner Tennessee JR DB 6 21 3 24 4.00
55 Justin Gilbert Okla St SO DB 4 21 0 21 5.25
66 Chris Borland Wisconsin SO LB 4 20 20 40 10.00
66 Steven Johnson Kansas SR LB 4 20 18 38 9.50
66 Keenan Robinson Texas SR LB 4 20 17 37 9.25
66 Chris Norman Mich St JR LB 4 20 13 33 8.25
66 Dexter McCoil Tulsa JR DB 4 20 13 33 8.25
66 Mychal Kendricks California SR LB 3 20 11 31 10.33
66 Eric Franklin Maryland JR DB 3 20 10 30 10.00
66 James-Michael Johnson Nevada SR LB 3 20 9 29 9.67
66 Anthony Watkins Oregon St JR DB 3 20 9 29 9.67
66 Terrence Frederick Texas A&M SR DB 5 20 4 24 4.80
66 Shaun Lewis Okla St SO LB 4 20 2 22 5.50
66 Sanders Commings Georgia JR DB 4 20 1 21 5.25
78 Mike Taylor Wisconsin JR LB 4 19 24 43 10.75
78 Jordan Bernstine Iowa SR DB 4 19 20 39 9.75
78 Gary Tinsley Minnesota SR LB 5 19 19 38 7.60
78 Patrick Larimore UCLA JR LB 4 19 15 34 8.50
78 Jay Dudley La Tech SR LB 3 19 12 31 10.33
78 Johnthan Banks Miss St JR DB 5 19 11 30 6.00
78 Darius Willis Kansas SO LB 4 19 10 29 7.25
78 Izauea Lanier Tennessee SO DB 6 19 10 29 4.83
78 David Garrett Kansas St SR DB 4 19 9 28 7.00
78 Mike Rallis Minnesota JR LB 5 19 9 28 5.60
78 Kenji Jackson Missouri SR DB 4 19 8 27 6.75
78 E.J. Gaines Missouri SO DB 4 19 7 26 6.50
78 Milton Howell Tulsa SR DB 4 19 7 26 6.50
78 Jamel Johnson La Tech JR DB 3 19 6 25 8.33
78 Jordan Kovacs Michigan JR DB 3 19 5 24 8.00
78 Kip Edwards Missouri JR DB 4 19 5 24 6.00
78 Robert Golden Arizona SR DB 4 19 4 23 5.75
78 Tharold Simon LSU SO DB 6 19 3 22 3.67
96 Brandon Wilson Miss St SR LB 5 18 21 39 7.80
96 Marco Nelson Tulsa SO DB 4 18 15 33 8.25
96 Archibald Barnes Vanderbilt JR LB 5 18 14 32 6.40
96 Wade Bonner Miss St SR DB 5 18 12 30 6.00
96 Jordan Mabin N'western SR DB 3 18 8 26 8.67